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Step-by-Step Maintenance and Operation Instructions

Learn how to complete basic home maintenance items through quick videos, photos and easy to follow checklists.

Air Opening Maintenance

Appliance Vent Maintenance

Boiler and Water Heater Maintenance

Central Air Conditioning Maintenance

Clothes Dryer Maintenance

Clothes Washer Maintenance

Controlling Indoor Humidity Levels

Dehumidifier Use and Maintenance

Door and Storm Door Maintenance

Forced Air Furnace Maintenance

Garage Maintenance

Gutter and Downspout Maintenance

Humidifier Use and Maintenance

Interior Caulk and Grout Maintenance

Kitchen Exhaust Maintenance

Landscaping and Grade Maintenance

Underground Sprinkler System Maintenance

Outdoor Caulking Maintenance

Plumbing Leak Maintenance

Proper Use of Humidistats

Proper Use of Thermostats

Roofing Maintenance

Siding Maintenance

Sump Pump Maintenance

Ventilation Equipment Maintenance

Winterizing Outside Water Faucets

Wood-burning Fireplace and Chimney Maintenance

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This website offers suggestions for how you should properly maintain and operate your home. However, you should always refer to your builder warranty, maintenance and homeowner manual documents for the specific operation and maintenance requirements for your individual home and its equipment.